Heydar, an Afghan in Tehran (2005)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 18 min.  |   Countries - Iran, UK  |  
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Babak Jalali's 18-minute short Heydar, an Afghan in Tehran stars Heydar Zamani as the title character. Heydar works as a servant for a wealthy Iranian, but he spends his free-time attempting to master English in order to return to Afghanistan as an interpreter. The film follows his mundane day-to-day existence.



Afghan [nationality], English-language, immigrant, Iran, translator, worker